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Google Play for Education could kill the iPad in schools

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Google released a major new education program today that organizes and manages the way teachers push apps, books, and other learning content to student tablets. Technology changed the way we socialize, find new things to do, get directions,...
Google Play for Education could kill the iPad in schools
Online marketing megalith Constant Contact acquires startup SinglePlatform

Shopping app Checkpoints drives product discovery

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A lot of the talk about mobile shopping apps has revolved around users looking up prices and getting information on products they want to buy. But the apps are also becoming powerful discovery tools for brands, who are using apps like InMarket’s Checkpoints to help surface new products for consumers....
Shopping app Checkpoints drives product discovery

Ooyala boosts viewer engagement four fold with its new, personalized, video discovery tools

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If you’ve been by the websites of big names like ESPN, Rolling Stone or Victoria’s Secret (not guilty) then you’ve probably watched video powered by Ooyala’s white label service. Today the company is rolling out a new set of tools that personalizes that experience for each user, an update the...
Ooyala boosts viewer engagement four fold with its new, personalized, video discovery tools

For discoverability, traditional tools still dominate

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How are consumers finding digital media today? And how rapidly is that likely to shift with current and emerging digital media services? GigaOM Pro Research Director David Card took the stage at paidContent 2012 to answer those questions and discuss one of the key challenges content distributors and marketers are...
For discoverability, traditional tools still dominate

Spotify bulks up on discovery with recommendations and follow system

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Spotify capped off a big year with the launch of personalized discovery tools that provides a lot more songs and artists to follow. The improvements, which rely on both algorithmic suggestions and a new Twitter-like music graph, should help drive more usage and address criticism that Spotify’s discovery tools were not...
Spotify bulks up on discovery with recommendations and follow system
Fashion app Poshmark pulls in $12M
What digital music services can learn from Wham! and Starbucks

Google Is Buying Meebo, The Online-Chat Startup That Reinvented Itself As An Ad Play

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Google is buying Meebo, a company originally known for its Web-chat client. Meebo subsequently introduced a new advertising format, the Meebo Bar, which is distributed on popular websites like EW.com. More recently—and mysteriously—it introduced a new service for consumers which seemed to position the company in the field of social...
Google Is Buying Meebo, The Online-Chat Startup That Reinvented Itself As An Ad Play
New Apple app discovery tools welcome, but aren’t enough

The Web's Community Of Communities

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Disqus quietly pushed this out in the past few weeks. The cool thing is this is interactive, meaning you can click on any of those bubbles and get to the blog post and discussion. I've been doing that every morning in addition to my regular collection of discovery tools. I...
The Web's Community Of Communities
Quick Review: Twitter #music for iPhone, iPod Touch is now playing

Mediafed Acquires Taptu As Clamor For Digital News Dollars Intensifies

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It’s getting hard to keep track of all the digital news readers out there, and it’s likely we’ll be seeing even more players elbow into the small space as tablets take over our lives. RSS advertising network Mediafed is set to become another of those players with a just-announced acquisition...
Mediafed Acquires Taptu As Clamor For Digital News Dollars Intensifies

New reads: what's your method of discovery?

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The way in which we find out about books is changing, with countless 'new discovery' tools aiming to shape what we readThink back to the last five books you read. How did you find out about them? Now imagine being asked the same question in June 2022. How different do...
New reads: what's your method of discovery?

Bitly CEO Peter Stern Bounces for 'Other Interests'

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Peter Stern, Bitly’s (now-former) CEO (linkedin.com) Sometimes Silicon Alley can make your head spin: Out of the blue, in a terse blog post, Bitly just announced  that CEO Peter Stern has resigned in order to “pursue other interests.” Say what? The announcement, which clocked in at a mere 61 words,...
Bitly CEO Peter Stern Bounces for 'Other Interests'
Apple TV Software Updated to Version 5.2.1 with Bug Fixes, Hulu Redesign

Twitter’s big problem: It still needs better filters

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Things couldn’t be better at Twitter, CEO Dick Costolo told attendees at a conference on Tuesday, saying the business is going “phenomenally well,” and the company is “confident we have a hit on our hands” with its Promoted Tweets feature for advertisers. So why launch yet another new version...
Twitter’s big problem: It still needs better filters

HP Bundles Asset Discovery Tools

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Hewlett-Packard has reorganized its suite of enterprise configuration-management software, collecting into one package a number of its asset discovery tools and......
HP Bundles Asset Discovery Tools
New iPhone App Proves StumbleUpon is Ready for All Things Social, Mobile, and Local

Rhapsody music streaming lands on Android tablets with 'magazine-style' app

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If you use Rhapsody to satisfy your $10-per-month musical appetite, then here's another way to digest. The service can now be accessed through an app tailored to Android slates, featuring music discovery tools like expert playlists and guides, original editorial content, and exclusive recordings -- all on top of...
Rhapsody music streaming lands on Android tablets with 'magazine-style' app

Flickr belatedly joins the mobile photo wars with new iPhone app

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Few things represent Yahoo’s missed opportunities more than its mishandling of Flickr, especially in mobile. While Facebook built an empire largely around photos and added Instagram, a mobile-first photo sharing service, Flickr’s iPhone app has resisted a lot of mobile and social innovation. And its #104 ranking in the App...
Flickr belatedly joins the mobile photo wars with new iPhone app
Discovr Unveils People Finder App, Helps You Find Interesting People On Twitter

How Wanderfly may become the fastest growing & most extensive travel guide ever

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We’ve been covering Wanderfly since its first beta test in 2010, when it set out to be the digital version of spinning a globe and throwing out your finger to pick your next destination. Since then, the site has grown and matured, adding new partners in February 2011, inspiring over 4 million travelers from...
How Wanderfly may become the fastest growing & most extensive travel guide ever
Social startup Highlight nabs new funding from Benchmark & a host of others

By Helping Big Pharma Better Understand Your Local Doctor, Medikly May Just Be Tapping Into A Goldmine

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Medikly, a startup that aims to help pharmaceutical companies reach and better understand physicians, announced today that it has raised $2 million in series A financing from Easton Capital. A recent graduate of the Blueprint Health accelerator in New York City, Medikly has developed an enterprise-grade platform that provides Big...
By Helping Big Pharma Better Understand Your Local Doctor, Medikly May Just Be Tapping Into A Goldmine
The Everything Project: A Startup Building A Google For The Mobile App Ecosystem
Square gets into the loyalty game with digital punch cards
The State of Online Music Discovery
Twitter is the common dude’s RSS reader, new discovery tools show
Twitter for iPhone, Android updated with better search and discovery features
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